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Democracy under a veil: civilisation

Kirsten Haack

in The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses the philosophical foundations of United Nations (UN) democracy, including the political discourse leading up to the creation of the UN, and its place in the UN Charter. It ... More


The age of rights1

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The iron cage of sovereignty-based international law loosened its power significantly in the twentieth century. A range of entities—States, international organisations, peoples, individuals, ... More


The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

Esref Aksu

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067488
eISBN:
9781781700525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study explores the normative dimension of the evolving role of the United Nations in peace and security and, ultimately, in governance. What is dealt with here is both the UN's changing raison ... More


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